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  • According to the ancient Greek historian Plutarch, when Aristotle was tutor to Philip's son the later Alexander the Great, he appealed successfully to the Macedonian king to allow the inhabitants of Stageira to rebuild their city a few years after its destruction.

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  • For Sismanides, the city he claims to have found is the rebuilt Stageira of the Hellenistic times, although he has yet to find any inscriptions confirming this.

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  • A road built in 1960, and now out of use, bisects the archaeological site of Stageira.

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  • During the last few years, the area close to the ancient city of Stageira frequently turned into a battlefield.

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  • And so, the archaeological area of Stageira and the inhabitants of Olympiada, descendants of refugees from Asia Minor, faced a second destruction.

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  • Road constructors paid no attention then to antiquities, but since 1990, following repeated intensive petitioning by local Olympiada authorities to the Ministry for Culture, the archaeologist of the 16th Ephorate (district) of the Greek Archaeological Service, Kostas Sismanides, is excavating the city of Stageira.

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  • Clearly visible at a distance of just three kilometers from the site of ancient Stageira and two kilometers from the village of Olympiada, are the installations of the gold mine acquired in 1996 by TVX-Hellas.

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  • Part of the Classical city wall of Stageira following restoration in the 1990s [LARGERIMAGE] The area of the agora or marketplace of Classical Stageira following restoration.

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  • He states that "I'm able to say this because all excavated finds are dated post the middle of the fourth century B.C." that is after the destruction of the Stageira of the Classical era.

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  • We have a beautiful village surrounded by forests, clean sea, and ancient Stageira.

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  • birthplace of Aristotle - creator of a lot of tags???

    May 13, 2010